Students' Union News

  • The following letter is a guest post from W. D. (Bill) Smith, former general manager of the students’ unions at the University of Alberta and the University of Saskatchewan. Bill offers an interesting and informed perspective on the relationship between students’ unions and their universities.    November 25, 2015 The Governors of The University of […]

    November 25, 2015  |   Found in MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • Why should I vote? Why should I vote when my voice doesn’t really matter? Why should I waste my time with such a flawed political process, when I know at the end of the day that these politicians will never deliver on their promises? I don’t need to vote because it’s not my problem. I […]

    October 8, 2015  |   Found in Advocacy // Editorial
  • Hey U of C! There are some incredibly important things happening on campus right now. The federal election is happening and your SU is working hard to make sure as many university students get out to vote as possible! There are advanced polling stations on campus right now until Oct. 8, where you can go […]

    October 6, 2015  |   Found in Advocacy
  • As our post-secondary institutions continue to face uncertainty regarding provincial mental health funding, University of Calgary undergraduate students are sharing how accessing professional services on campus made a difference in their lives. The daily balancing act a student goes through in juggling academics, jobs, extra-curricular activities, new responsibilities, relationships and the ambiguity of post-graduate life, can […]

    March 23, 2016  |   Found in Advocacy
  • It’s our favourite time of year again! And I don’t mean back to class time…even though I know you all love that time too. That’s right folks, last week the SU held Clubs Week in the North and South Courtyards and we had over 200 clubs participate! It was a great way for first year […]

    September 24, 2015  |   Found in Clubs // Editorial
  • Election fever is all around us and campaigning is in full swing! You may have already been approached by a student running in this year’s SU General Election looking for your support, and I’m sure you’ve seen campaign posters and banners around campus. Take a few minutes to talk to candidates about your needs as […]

    February 23, 2016  |   Found in Advocacy // Elections // GE-2016 // News
  • Meanwhile, in MacHall… On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the SU held its annual U-Help Volunteer Fair. Throughout the north and south courtyards, representatives from 35 non-profit organizations gathered to promote their current volunteer opportunities. If you missed the U-Help Volunteer fair, drop by the SU Volunteer Services newly renovated space and check out volunteer opportunities on […]

    September 24, 2015  |   Found in News // Volunteering
  • Meanwhile, in MacHall… Volunteer Services is one of the most treasured branches of the SU. Each year, hundreds of friendly and hardworking students volunteer their time with programs such as the SU Campus Food Bank, Students for Literacy, or the Volunteer Tax Program. These students help provide everything from free healthy breakfasts to free income […]

    October 8, 2015  |   Found in News // Volunteering
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